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Why Is Hiv Harmful

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AIDS InfoNet

Harm Reduction and HIV

...at www.drugpolicy.org Harm Reduction: International Harm Reduction Association at www.ihra.net Syringe access, possession and disposal: the Project on Harm Reduction in the Health Care System at www.temple.edu/lawschool/aidspolicy
Ask the Experts

PEP RELATED SIDE EFFECTS (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST) (HARM REDUCTION STRATEGIES FOR MAGNETIC COUPLES, 2009)

Hi Doc,My wife got exposed to me ( Am hiv+ while she's -ve)through a condom break.She was put on combivir and Efavirenz but after 3 days she had serious side effects and our Doc changed her regimen to Combivir only. It's been 7 days since she...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...post-PEP HIV testing.Living in San Francisco, you have many options from which to choose regarding HIV specialist. Certified HIV/AIDS specialist physicians in your area can be located by consulting the American Academy of HIV Medicine Web site,... Read more »

REVENOL TOGETER WITH HIV MEDICATION>IS IT HARMFUL OR BENEFIT

I am giving my partner an immune booster called REVENOL and would like to know if any of the ingredients will diminish the HIV medications strength as I have heard differing ideas.Thank you
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,There is no information suggesting significant drug interactions between Revenol and HIV drugs to my knowledge. Also, there is no scientific information that Revenol actually "boosts" the immune system either! Revenol Read more »

"Dealing with HIV+ Fiance' when I have OCD (HARM REDUCTION STRATEGIES FOR MAGNETIC COUPLES, 2009)

Dear Dr. Fascino: I've never seen this ? before but is there any advice on the day-to-day dealing w/magnetic couple issues? (i.e. my fiance' is 15 yrs w/HIV. Still undetectable viral load). Each and every day I don't know if I can deal with this....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,This is much more of an OCD than HIV problem! You've already spent "many visits with your partner's ID specialist asking questions." He has assured you that since Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...than gays and intravenous drug users combined! (Over 25 million lives have been cut short by the pandemic.) Please note that HIV/AIDS is not limited to gays and drug users! HIV was transmitted from chimpanzees to humans. (No, humans were not... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Financial Crisis Could Harm HIV/AIDS Funding, Piot Says

... The current global financial crisis could harm HIV/AIDS funding and increase the factors that make people vulnerable to the disease, UNAIDS Executive Director Peter Piot said on Tuesday Read more »
The Body

Why HIV "Crimes" Harm HIV Prevention and People With HIV

... For our World AIDS Day 2010 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- Read more »
HIV Coalition (HIVCO)

What Is HIV/AIDS?

...Roose and Jill Schwendeman. What Is HIV? "HIV" stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Many people also refer to HIV as the "AIDS virus." How Is the Virus Transmitted? HIV lives in blood and other body fluids that contain blood or white... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Future of HIV/AIDS in Asia Depends on Harm-Reduction Policy for Injection Drug Users, Opinion Piece Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
Connect With Others

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies Read more »